Chingri – Palonger Jhal (Spinach and Shrimp Curry)

Cooking fish with vegetables is quite unusual. But in my home we often cook fish with leafy vegetables like ‘Ilish Macher Matha dea Chanchra’, ‘Pui Saak Chingri’, ‘Saak dea Macher Jhaal’ and ‘Chingri Palong er Jhaal’. ‘Palong saak’ or spinach goes very well with shrimp. The curry is cooked with a little mustard and poppy… Continue reading Chingri – Palonger Jhal (Spinach and Shrimp Curry)

Paneer Stuffed Fish Roll (Indian Cottage Cheese Stuffed Fish Croquet)

I love to experiment with cooking whenever I get any opportunity to do. Last week end when my school friends decided to arrange a potluck party, I took the responsibility of preparing the starter. I knew that I have to prepare something different yet tasty. First I decided to prepare my Mom’s signature dish …… Continue reading Paneer Stuffed Fish Roll (Indian Cottage Cheese Stuffed Fish Croquet)

Macher Matha dea Cholar Dal (Split Bengal Gram with Fish Head)

‘Macher Matha’ or fish head is an essential ingredient in Bong kitchen. ‘Macher Matha dea Bhaja Mooger Dal’ and ‘Muri Ghonto’ are very famous dishes in Bengali cuisine. Baba loves to eat fish head with ‘dal’. So we try to make some variations. This time I cooked ‘Macher Matha dea Cholar Dal’. ‘Cholar Dal’ and… Continue reading Macher Matha dea Cholar Dal (Split Bengal Gram with Fish Head)

Chettinad Prawn Masala (South Indian Style Spicy Prawn Curry)

Both prawn and South Indian cuisine are my all time favourite. Sunday I bought some fresh tiger prawn from market and decided to make something different with it apart from making our Bong special Chingri Macher Malaikari. And of course I was planning to make something spicy and semi dry that will go with steamed… Continue reading Chettinad Prawn Masala (South Indian Style Spicy Prawn Curry)